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for the group. he was promoted second-in-command earlier this year. >>> back to the economy now, china apparently going on an american spending spree. a chinese company agreed to buy a big chunk of insurance giant aig for more than $4 billion after the company got a huge bailout during the u.s. financial crisis. that is not the only bargain that china is picking up from u.s. taxpayers lately. stuart varney on this morning, head of "varney & company" on fox business network. good morning, stuart. good to see you. >> good morning, martha. martha: they're gobbling up our assets in many ways . what do you make of it. >> they are spending the money they have got buying american assets cheap. you mentioned aig. a chinese company is paying $4 billion for aig's plane leasing business. aig remember got $189 billion as a bailout fund that was back in september of 2008. the taxpayers still are the largest shareholder in aig. we sold the plane leasing business to china cheap. second item, a 123 batteries, americans taxpayers gave that company $249 million in grants and another 250 million in tax s
other. they discovered they were twin sisters separated from birth in china it is against the one of the girls was given up for adoption. they share mannerisms and they were married in the same year. the husband has the same first name. >> steve: and they dress alike. >> gretchen: what a fantastic story. the rest of the headlines ttook over 50 years for the murderer of a 7 year old to b brought to justice. jack mccullah will be sentenced for the murder. it is one of the oldest unsolved crimes. he was dismissed as a suspect but arrested last year after the investigation reopened. >> steve: meanwhile a 22 year old woman in oregon jumped in her car and drove off after two kids tried to rob her at gun point. the boys later to be found 7 and 11 years old. demanded money and her phone. >> i was afraid he would shoot my tires or window. i didn't think i was safe. >> brian: the boys were caught and turns out the gun was not loaded it is not known how they got the gun. they were turned over to their familis and the case is expected to go to jv court. >> brian: two students are accused of b
for its missile program in china. we know they buy things for their gas centrifuge program in china. some things are made in germany. probably made in the u.s. china has been a major gap in this whole system. on sanctions and north korea could face tougher action from china might constrict some of its ability to buy things that it absolutely needs for its nuclear programs. jon: you think it is likely american-made technology is helping north korea with its missile program? >> could be. i don't know the missile program nearly as well as the nuclear but what north korea does, it uses china a sense as a transshipment point because many companies, high-tech companies from america, from europe, have subsidiaries in china, selling to chinese industries and trading companies. north korea works that system very well to end up with those kinds of high-tech items from outside china. and so while i can't speak specifically on the missile program i certainly can on the nuclear and yes, indeed, north korea buys european high-tech equipment and likely u.s. equipment. so it's a problem. china has been m
. >> an analyst in south korea believes the international pressure could be a factor in the delay because china may have sent a strong message for the north to cancel the launch plan and the technical glitches in the third stage of the rocket could have only been a cover. that is speculation we cannot confirm. >>shepard: is anyone talking about openings to slow them down? >>guest: whatever lessons are applied to the missile launch could be learned from sanctioned applied to iran with a growing consensus the sanctions could be working and they could be applied to impose greater sanctions on north korea working with allies and the united states, especially true if light the fact that many components for missiles and north korea's nuclear program come from abroad. there is a risk that more sanctions end up hurting ordinary people in north korea. >> in an initial stage, yes, a lesson of iran at some point the sanctions can bite so deeply that the average person is going to suffer. now, these sanctions on north korea will probably make it harder on the elite. >> the six-nation talks to give north ko
, rare collectors items, and pets. how big a business is the turtle-tortoise trade? >> goode: china alone is probably in the hundreds of millions of dollars. this trade flourishes because the payoff is huge and the chance of getting prosecuted and incarcerated are very low. >> stahl: if you're going to be in something illicit, this is the safest or one of the safest. >> goode: and that's a tragedy. >> stahl: eric goode is spending a million dollars a year of his own money to fight the trade in places like madagascar, an island off the coast of africa, that's vastly undeveloped. >> goode: people are so poor, some of these villages make less than a dollar a day, or it's basically subsistence living. and there just simply isn't the political will of the country to really enforce, you know, what's going on with their natural heritage, whether it's tortoises or other wildlife. >> stahl: fly over madagascar and you can see why conservationists say it's bleeding to death-- rivers run red with soil erosion from logging and slash-and-burn agriculture that have wiped out animal habitats and 90% of
at this hour's hot shots. wisconsin, a cnn ireporter takes a picture of snow-covered trees. >>> in china, christmas tr ornaments are on display. in florida, packages are shipped on what they expect to be the busiest day of the year. and in japan, monkeys cuddle together in the snow. hot shots, pictures from around the world. >> those monkeys in japan, not the only monkeys in the news today. jeanne moos has proof that nothing perks up a hum drum shopping day like a monkey in a fancy coat. >> you go to ikea expecting cheap furniture. >> this is so bizarre. why is there a monkey at ikea. >> there he was running around in an outfit that freaked everyone out. >> it's faux fur, not a shearli shearling. >> double breasted, no less. the tweets started to fly. anyone lose their monkey at ikea? actually, yeah. the owner was shopping inside the store when monkey managed to get out of his crate and then out of the car. >> all the people were trying to, like, call it towards them, but it was very scared. it was darting all over the place. they were trying to get it away from cars. >> his diaper only
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